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Scientist

Thousand Oaks, CA
Description:
Note:
  • Candidates local to thousand oaks only. This is an on-site role, but option to work remotely a couple times a week will be possible.
  • Engagement worker hours will be: Working hours are 8 am – 5pm. 8 hours/per day

Intake notes with hiring manager:
  • What type of qualities/characteristics are you looking for in candidates to work best with your team?
  • Strong communicator (oral and written)
  • Excellent organization skills with ability to craft and troubleshoot experiments with limited guidance
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a cross-functional team
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to multi-task/prioritize and deliver on timelines
  • What are your non negotiables for candidates?
  • No prior relevant experience, must be able to come on-site at least 2-3x a week, poor attitude.
  • Qualities of your ideal candidate?
  • Diligent/hardworking, organized, proactive/self-motivated
  • We are looking for a talented and motivated scientist to join our cell line development group, where they will be responsible for designing and validating automated processes for generating high-quality and high-yield cell lines for protein expression.
  • They will also maintain electronic laboratory notebooks, analyze and interpret data, generate written reports and communicate project updates, implement innovative methods to improve expression technologies, and generate relevant data toward publications, patent applications, and regulatory submissions.
  • To be successful in this role, they will need to have a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, and biotechnology, as well as critical thinking, exhibit curiosity and desire to learn/ask questions, strong communication skills, be organized, diligent, and have a hardworking attitude.

Basic Qualifications
  • 0+ Years w/ Relevant PhD OR equivalent (where applicable) 2+ Years w/ Relevant MS OR equivalent 4+ Years w/ Relevant BS OR equivalent Advanced and proficient understanding and use of technical principles, the OR ies, and concepts to perform expansive range of work in a role.
  • Basic knowledge of related and adjacent disciplinary areas.

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, experience in mammalian cell culture, cell line development, and protein expression.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proficiency in relevant software (e.g Microsoft Office, Graph pad prism etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team, self-motivated, curious, able to multi-task and prioritize with strong interpersonal skills and proactive leadership mindset.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Successful design and validation of automated processes for manufacturing cell lines including transfection, selection, subcloning, passaging, screening, banking.
  • Maintain electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Generate written reports and communicate project updates
  • Implement innovative methods to improve expression technologies
  • Generate relevant data toward publications, patent applications, and regulatory submissions.

Pay Rate  between $40 - $42/Hr. on W2 based on experience.

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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